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Treehotel | The Blue Cone
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DESIGNER
 
 
Sandell Sandberg
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DESCRIPTION
 
The Concept
Sandell Sandberg Treehotel The Blue ConeThe inspiration for Treehotel is taken from the movie “The Tree Lover” by Jonas Selberg Augustsén. A tale of three men from the city who rediscover their roots by building a tree house together. “The Tree Lover” is a philosophical story about the tree’s importance to our people, both historically and culturally.

The idea behind Treehotel is to offer a high-standard accommodation in a harmonious setting where daily stress quickly fades away and guests can enjoy the peace and purity of unspoiled nature.

Together with some of Scandinavia’s leading architects, five uniquely designed treerooms were created in Harads, approximately fifty kilometres outside the city of Luleå. The treerooms are located 4-6 meter above ground, all with spectacular views of the Lule river.

A very important part of the concept is to make a minimal ecological footprint. Therefore, the hotel is built around the ecological values in which substantial resources have been devoted to finding sustainable construction and energy solutions.
Sandell Sandberg Treehotel The Blue ConeThe Blue cone is based on simplicity and accessibility, both in terms of materials and design. The room is a traditional wooden structure with three foundations in the ground, to give a sense of height and lightness, but also to create stability.

Guests enter the room via a bridge from the nearby mountainside. The bridge is well suited for people with disabilities. The exterior consists of laminated birch wood and the interior of timber. The treeroom is 22 m2 and has four beds, separate sleeping loft, bathroom and lounge.
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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Sweden [Sverige]
County
Norrbotten
Town
Bodens
Hamlet
Harads
Address
Edeforsvägen 2A
 
 
Telephone
+46.(0)928.104.03
Fax
+46.(0)928.104.03
Website
E-mail
info@treehotel.se
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for travel and tourism
Hotels
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Realisation
2011
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Trädälskaren [The Tree Lover]
Directed by
Jonas Selberg Augustsén
Nationality
Sweden
Year of production
2008
Cast
Gunvor Augustsén, Lisbeth Sehlberg Augustsén, Cay Bond
Building's role
Symbolic
The inspiration for Treehotel is taken from the movie “The Tree Lover” by Jonas Selberg Augustsén. A tale of three men from the city who rediscover their roots by building a tree house together. “The Tree Lover” is a philosophical story about the tree’s importance to our people, both historically and culturally.
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CLIENT
 
 
Brittas Pensionat
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
sq.m. 22
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CREDITS
 
 
Text edit by Treehotel
Photo by Peter Lundstrom, WDO – www.treehotel.se
Courtesy by Treehotel
Sandell Sandberg Treehotel The Blue Cone



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